|'American Day' Fete Biggest Patriotic Meeting In History, 1941/05/20|
"New York, NY: Hundreds of thousands of patriotic Americans jam Central park for 'I Am An American Day' rally, in a dramatic outpouring of faith and allegiance to the U.S. in its gravest hour since 1917." scenes include sound of pledge of allegiance recited. (2) Atlantic City, NJ: Representatives from theatres and film exchanges assemble for the Variety Club Convention, for a gala parade and presentation of the club's award, this year to Dr...
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|1953 anniversary of 1953 East Berlin uprising|
anniversary of 1953 East Berlin uprising celebrated in West Berlin, mayor Willy Brandt lays wreath, old film clips of '53 uprising (partial newsreel from 1959)
|A Day in History. Telstar Brings World Closer, 1962/07/12|
Telstar satellite, 170 lbs, receives signal from Andover Maine, retransmit to Cornwall in Europe, launched on Delta rocket for ATT at cost of $50 million, pictures of ground station (either Maine or Cornwall), 1st TV pictures of dome at Andover transmitted (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 6,165 (4 reviews)
|A Great Day For The Kellys,1944/04/27|
(1) A Great Day For The Kellys "Commando Kelly Returns Home Sergeant Charles Kelly, 23, recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor for exterminating 10 Nazis in one day, finally returns to Pittsburgh, Pa. His whole excited family is there, Mom and his six brothers, and apparently everyone in the Smoky City. Pittsburgh gives its hero the keys to the city, then a parade takes place, to end all parades...
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|A New Nation. Gold Coast becomes Ghana In Ceremony, 1957/03/07|
(1) people celebrate new Africa state of Ghana, Nixon visits Nkruma and Adam Clayton Powell, UN rep Ralph Bunch, first beauty queen Miss Ghana (2) ship accident in Delaware river, Navy tanker hit freighter (3) Princess christend in Monaco, daughter of Grace Kelly (4) Mardi Gras in New Orleans (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 2,383 (1 review)
|A-Sub Epic. Nautilus Pioneers North Pole Seaway, 1958/08/11|
White House ceremonies award medal to Nautilus Capt. Anderson who points to map, scenes of Nautilus sub, interior views of crew "ranks with man's first strides into space in 20th century achievements" (partial newsreel).
Downloads: 2,231 (2 reviews)
|Adm. Kimmel Testifies On Pearl Harbor, 1946/01/14|
(1) Kimmel speaks to congressional committee that he did not get vital information about Pearl Harbor (2) UNO Tackles Peace Job (3) Eisenhower Promises GI Releases - Ike speaks that every man who served in the war will be home soon. (4) 10 Killed In British Rail Wreck - trains carried 400 passengers in tangled wreck (5) Marine Pageant - decorated private boats on parade (6) speed ice skaters - The End.
Downloads: 3,049 (3 reviews)
|Advance on Rome, 1944/05/29|
(1) Advance on Rome "With tremendous armies poised on all of Germany's borders, the signal is given the Allied armies to the south, to being their destruction of the Nazis in Italy. Protective smoke clouds veil intensive bombardments of Nazi positions by enormous concentrations of field guns, howitzers, mortars and machine guns. Heavy Allied equipment rumbles forward, helping to carve a path for the advances...
Downloads: 3,575 (3 reviews)
|Aid Britain Says Hull, 1941/04/29|
(1) "Cordell Hull Urges 'Quick' Aid To Britain "without hesitation" - "Washington, DC: American aid must get England and get there quickly, or it won't help anybody, the Secretary of State declares at a meeting of the Society of International Law." (2) More Taxes For Defense - "Washington, DC: American taxpayers will face the prospect of much higher taxes next year, Treasury Secretary Morgenthau tells Congress committee...
Downloads: 1,327 (3 reviews)
|Air Army Invades Germany, 1945/04/05|
(1) "When the entire Rhine front explodes into action the First Allied Airborne Army takes flight for the Westphalian plains. From an observation post Gen. Eisenhower and Prime Minister Churchill watch the sky trains roar by overhead. The drop area reached, thousands of chutes float to the ground from twin side-door C-46 carriers, while giant C-47 tow planes release their gliders. Despite damaging resistance the gliders land with their jeeps and other materiel...
Downloads: 7,460 (3 reviews)
|Air Defenses, 1955/08/18|
(1) radar scanners, Chicago Nike base, ocean radar earling warning Texas tower 100 miles off east coast being constructed (2) more violence in South Korea, tear gas (3) 5000 Indians march against Portuguese at Goa, guards fire guns killing 22 (4) helicopter school in Italy for Alps rescues (5) dog given medal for saving life of his master (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 5,085 (2 reviews)
|Air Force Gets A New Theme Song, 1957/12/09|
Men's chorus sings U.S. Air Force Blue song under pictures of jets [provided by DOD] (partial newsreel).
Downloads: 5,995 (1 review)
|Air Forces Come Home Via Bomber, 1945/05/28|
(1) "Bradley Field, Conn.: 65 U.S. bombers return over 1,000 U.S. Airforce personnel for furlough and specialized training, prior to duty in the Pacific." (2) New Cabinet Members - "Washington, DC: Thomas Clark of Dallas, Tex., becomes Attorney General, Clinton Anderson becomes Sec. of Agriculture and Lewis Schwellenbach takes oath as Sec. of Labor as President Truman makes further changes in his official family." (3) Stettinius' Plea For All Human Rights - "San Francisco, Calif., Sec...
Downloads: 3,923 (3 reviews)
|Air Smashes Devastate Germany, 1945/03/12|
"As Allied air fleets converge on Germn cities we get visual evidence of their vital contributions to victory. A fleet of Flying Fortresses reaches Ansbach and utterly ruins the large rail yards there, with tons of accurately placed bombs. Stendall gets the same treatment with remarkable bombing pictures resulting. Wittenberg is quickly set on fire. Other vapor trailing Forts visit Indwigslust and destroy the rail yards with block busters...
Downloads: 6,914 (3 reviews)
|Air Victims Come Home, 1946/09/17|
1) "Washington DC: The mortal remains of five American airmen, shot down by Tito's fighter planes over Yugoslavia, arrive by plane from Europe. An honor guard escorts the caskets to Arlington National Cemetery." (partial newsreel)
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|Airbase Shelled. Soviet Rockets Used In Attack, 1967/03/03|
Da Nang air base attacked in Vietnam by 40mm rockets 7 miles away, 47 killed many from local village (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 3,292 (1 review)
|Akron Disaster 1933/04/04|
Navy dirigible Akron crashed in the ocean near the New Jersey coast April 4, 1933, during a storm. Only 3 survived out of a crew of 76 men. (silent partial newsreel)
Downloads: 3,061 (1 review)
|Akron Hulk Salvage 1933/04/24|
"Barnegat, NJ: Impressive scenes of the finding of the control car and mid-section of the ill-fated Navy airship and the raising of the bent and twisted frame work by a group of USN salvage vessels." (2) New Dirigible on Trial Flights - "Akron, Ohio: Striking views of the official tests of the USS Macon, the largest airship in the world, just completed for the U.S. Navy. She is a sister ship of the wrecked Akron." (some parts silent of this partial newsreel without narration)
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|Akron, Ohio, 1958/07/24|
Akron Ohio - world's largest blimp by Navy launched, carries radar antenna " a valuable addition for America's early warning system" (partial newsreel).
|Al Smith Hails End of Dry Law, 1933/11/13|
"New York, NY: The Happy Warrior expresses his pleasure at the repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment as huge shipments of gin are made with the approval of the Federal Government for the first time in thirteen years." sound of Al Smith speaking. (partial newsreel).
Downloads: 5,384 (3 reviews)
Algiers demonstrations against France in Algeria, bus crashes out of control (partial newsreel)
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|All Nations Shaken By War Crisis, 1938/09/19|
"Washington, DC: In the face of a possible new world conflict abroad, Pres. Roosevelt summons his cabinet officers for a conference on the European crisis. (2) Paris, France: Premier Daladier and Foreign Minister Bonnet fly to London, where they and Prime Minister Chamberlain move to exert pressure on Czechoslovakia to grant Hitler's demands of Sudeten territory annexation. (3) England: Braemer, Scotland, King George cuts short a visit at the colorful Scottish games to rush home for conference w...
Downloads: 4,397 (1 review)
|Allied Convoy Battles Axis, 1942/07/13|
(1) "Mediterranean: Amazing pictures of the great air-sea battle between an Allied Convoy to Malta, and Axis forces. Allied guns fill the air with bursting steel that brings many Nazi and Italian aircraft to sudden destruction. Allied marksmen thwart suicide attack of Italian torpedo plane." - naval combat footage of attacks on the Alexandria convoy (2) Local: Scots Cheer Royalty. (partial newsreel)
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|Allied Victory Parade, 1946/06/10|
(1) MacKenzie King of Canada and Churchill and King and Queen review parade in London; (2) Army reveals jewel theft of millions, stolen from European castle by American officers. (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 5,241 (1 review)
|Allied Vise Tightens On Rhineland, 1944/12/07|
(1) "Strasbourg, capital of Alsace-Lorraine, is captured by the Americans and the French. Flooded canals testify to the unruly weather being encountered. Tons of heavy equipment have been left by the Nazis in their headlong retreat. And swastikas by the thousand, are trod under foot by sullen Nazi prisoners. Various villages, including Baseweiler, are bombarded, then entered. Many Yanks are wounded...
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|Allies Close On Rome, 1944/06/01|
"After the ruins, which had been Cassino, are entered, we see the Allied Generals Alexander, Mark Clark, Truscott, Juin et al in conference. As we roll forward with their troops, significant signs mark out enemy mines, booby traps...and the road to Rome." (partial newsreel)
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|Allies Drive Across Rhine To Victory, 1945/03/26|
(1) "The Capture of Cologne - Tank units of the onrushing U.S. 1st Army rumble into Cologne's suburbs, with all guns blazing at heavy pockets of Nazi resistance. Stalled street cars are hauled out of the way, and Yank foot soldiers fight their way into Cologne, block by block. Cologne lays in absolute ruin, after having been a 'saturation attack' target for allied bombers for three years. In sharp contrast, the Cathedral stands almost undamaged...
Downloads: 6,712 (1 review)
|Allies Fight Fierce Nazi Counter-Blow,1944/12/20|
(1) "Events within Germany leading to the present 'power drive' in the West, shown in captured German newsreels. Theaters are shut down, women are drafted for war work, trolleys tow trucks to save gasoline, robot bombs are launched, and at the front, the Nazi military carries on despite the appearance of American air fleets. Allied cameras show Yank heavy artillery in action, Nazi prisoners are collared, near St...
Downloads: 9,287 (4 reviews)
|Allies Open Final Drive In Germany, 1945/03/15|
(1) "The Roer Offensive - The U..S. 1st Army and the U.S. 9th Army open their concerted attacks on the Roer River fortresses which guard the approach to the all important Cologne Plain. Intensive bombardments precede their fighting advances into Julich. Linnich, Neuss, Baal and Erklenz. Pontoon bridge approach to the various cities reveal them to be in ruins. Gen. Simpson, Commandant of the U.S. 9th Army, accompanies Gen...
Downloads: 4,894 (1 review)
|Allies Seize German Loot and Criminals,1945/06/04|
(1) Allies Seize German Loot and Criminals - "With Germany's complete capitulation, her various leaders present diverse pictures as they are forced from their habitats, into surrender. Hermann Goering, Number Two Nazi, seems dazed as all the dangling medals are removed from his broad chest and he is subjected to a blistering press conference with British and U.S. correspondents. Discovery of his vast collection of stolen art treasures at Berchtesgaden, only adds to his discomfiture...
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|Allies Sign Control Law For Germany,1945/06/14|
(1) "The Allied Control Commission for the conduct of affairs in civil Germany is brought into being by the military signatories for hte four powers who will administer the quadruple occupation of Germany. General Eisenhower signs for the United States, Marshal Montgomery for the British, Marshal Zhukov for the Soviets and General de Tassigny for France." scenes of agreement signed at Zhukov's headquarters in Berlin (2) GI's Tour Hitler's Headquarters - "Thousands of vacationing G.I.'s swarm ove...
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|Aloha Hawaii. islanders Celebrate Long-Sought Statehood, 1959/03/16|
Hawaii becomes 50th state, "gives lie to communist charges of American colonialism" (partial newsreel)
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|America Not Secure Against Brute Force Says Cordell Hull, 1940/05/15|
"Washington, DC: Cordell Hull, Secretary of State, warns Americans to re-arm, to prepare against the threat of 'brute force'! Meanwhile, Gen. John J. Pershing, head of our Army during the World War, returns to lend his weight to speeding defense measures." (sound of Hull speaking) (partial newsreel)
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|Ancient Chinese Field Games, ca. 1933|
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|Ancient Mexican Dances for President, 1933/11/06|
Ancient tribal dances performed for the Mexican President.
Downloads: 2,030 (2 reviews)
|Anglo-U.S. Amity. U.S.-British Pledge United Front , 1961/04/06|
1) At White House, Macmillan meets with JFK; Wise Men pose (2) Soviet films of rocket test, animals, mice, dogs; capsule parachutes to ground; high altitude test only, not space orbit (3) Siberia visited by Khrushchev, given sheep, corn (4) B-47 bomber test of remote control system (5) Bonx Zoo (6) Sports - Germany vs Holland women's soccer (complete newsreel).
Downloads: 1,902 (1 review)
|Anti-War Demonstrators Storm Pentagon, 1967/10/24|
(1) Mass protest against Vietnam war in Washington DC, on mall, across Potomac river to Pentagon, MPs with bayonets emerge from Pentagon, tear gas used, next day camp fires burn on the 2nd day of sitting-in (2) new turbo-jet transport plane by Germany (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 7,401 (2 reviews)
|Anzac In Curious Racial Mix-Up, 1933/10/16|
Sydney, Australia: Unusual close-ups of a remarkable human enigma - Ernest Soong Soong Yee, an Australian, born in New South Wales, whose parents died while in China and who was adopted by a Chinese family and brought up as a Celestial. He needs an interpreter to converse with his fellow-citizens in the land of his birth." (partial newsreel)
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|Arctic Sentinels. Building Rushed on Radar Defense, 1956/04/09|
(1) Operation Dew Line construction has top priority, Secretary Defense Wilson on tour of top secret bases, "they will sound the first alarm should air attack come." (2) Snark missile first films, using rocket boosters for launch then cruises with jet engine (3) Ike presents medal for bravery to girl (4) 75th diamond wedding anniversary for Mr. and Mrs. Miller (5) Chrysler turbine test car crossed country, arrived in Los Angeles (6) fashions from Italy (7) Masters Golf tournament won by Jack Bur...
Downloads: 2,634 (1 review)
|Argentine Admitted To World Parley, 1945/05/03|
(1) "The question of Argentina's entry into the United Nation's Security Conference causes the most dramatic floor discussions which have occurred there thus far. Ezequiel Padilla, Mexico's able Secretary for Foreign Affairs, speaking in behalf of the Latin American Nations, pleas for Argentina's entry. Russia's Foreign Commissar Molotov, through an interpreter, speaks against the plan, adding that Russia will ask nothing else of the conference...
Downloads: 1,964 (2 reviews)
|Armed Forces display U.S. Might On Observance Day, 1956/05/21|
1) Armed Forces Day at AFB in Michigan features new Redstone missile; Scorpion attack plane fires rockets at old B-17 in Florida; crash landing of jet on USS Essex, pilot rescued by helicopter (2) "France Digs In for Total Algerian War" - 400,000 French troops pinned down by guerilla attacks - armed depots dot Algeria landscape (3) 4 survivng Dionne quints open flower shop in Ottawa (4) hospital workers carry small pagers (5) Preakness horse race won by Fabius, not Needles who had won Kentucky D...
Downloads: 3,739 (3 reviews)
|Army Digs In for Defense of Arctic, 1956/02/27|
1) Fort Greely Alaska - Operation Moosehorn - combat teams on skiis - supplies parachuted to ground troops - tents during blowing snow (2) Ambassador John Lodge to Spain with military equipment sent to Spain at Cartegena "tanks for bases to bar the spread of Red aggression" (3) Billy Graham to Japan (4) train accident (5) Yuba City CA celebrates Christmas in February, was postponed by flood (6) Fashions inspired by film Benny Goodman Story (7) sports: Austrian ski championship (8) stock car race...
Downloads: 2,688 (1 review)
|Army Needs Must Be Met NAM Is Told ,1944/12/11|
(1) "Waldorf Astoria, NYC: The War and Reconversion Congress of America hear Mr. F. C. Crawford, their board chairman, deliver a dynamic address. Mr. Crawford, just returned from a trip to Gen. Eisenhower's theatre of command, reveals that the war with Germany will last 1-3-6 months, or a year, depending on the sacrifice of 100,000 doughboy's lives - or the firing of thousands of tons of high calibre shells and the use of mountains of other materiel." Frederick C...
Downloads: 1,544 (2 reviews)
|Army-Navy Agree On Merger, 1947/01/20|
(1) Secretaries Forrestal and Patterson plan merger (2) Greeks Suffer Losses - fighting on Greek - Bulgaria frontier (3) Byrnes Says Farewell - signs treaties (4) Governorship Feud - Georgia dispute between Ellis Arnold and Herman Talmadge (5) Finery For Small Fry - child fashion show (6) Local: Fashions in Furs - mink fox in Vancouver (complete newsreel).
Downloads: 2,155 (1 review)
|As World Watched. Spaceman Hailed After U.S. Triumph, 1961/05/08|
Alan Shepard flight on Mercury, given medal by JFK at White House, Jackie had to remind him to pin the medal on, parade up Pennsylvania Ave, Shepard as "space pioneer" (partial newsreel).
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|At Sea, 1959/04/13|
News In Brief - USS Skipjack nuclear sub sea trials (partial newsreel)
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|At the Summit, 1955/07/18|
(1) Big 4 arrive at Geneva summit conference: Eden, Faur (pronounced "four"), Ike speaks at airport " I come armed with good will of America"; Khrushchev and Bulganin, armillary sphere outside Geneva (2) Chicago air crash killing 22 of 43 aboard (3) Des Moine Iowa visit by Russians to farms (4) Miss Universe parade, led by 1954 Miss Universe Miriam Stevenson (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 1,360 (1 review)
|Atlas In Orbit. Radios Ike's Message Of Peace To World, 1958/12/22|
Atlas missile launched from Cape Canaveral on secret mission at night, goes into orbit by its own guidance system, carries new communications system, broadcasts Ike's message from satellite in space, actual sound of Ike's voice heard (partial newsreel).
Downloads: 2,833 (1 review)
|Atom Fallout. New Tests Begin As Safety Debate Rages, 1957/05/30|
1) atomic test series begins over Nevada, blast at night in early dawn (2) Norwegian sailing ship arrives in NY, refloated after sunk by Nazis(partial newsreel)
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|Atom Sub. President Officiates At Laying Of Keel, 1952/06/16|
(1) Groton CT ceremony with Truman dedicating USS Nautilus sub, to be completed in 1-2 years (2) "Koje Mop-Up. Paratroopers Finally Subdue Riotous Reds" - rioting red prisoners in stockade in Korea (3) News In Brief - guided missile bomb released from B-29 - Guizon bomb (4) New York commuter strike, people turned to buses and cars, cause traffic jams (5) 44th annual Rose Festival in Portland OR, parade of floats (6) Sports - Tottenham Hotspurs and Manchester United soccer teams play in Yankee St...
Downloads: 2,647 (1 review)